Coventry and Warwickshire
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing two major hospitals in Coventry and Rugby, which between them serve a population of over a million people. They are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School with whom they work in close partnership to develop innovative medical education programmes and clinical research.
Every year they provide more than 800,000 episodes of care to patients from across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.
The University of Warwick (UoW) is a major research partner of the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) and they share their research with the Warwick Medical School. They also work closely with Coventry University (CU) and other academic and industry research partners.
Their current major research themes are metabolic and vascular medicine, reproductive health, musculoskeletal, trauma and orthopaedics and cancer. These are complemented by additional areas of clinical research activity within the Trust (e.g. cardiovascular disease, renal and respiratory medicine).
Warwick is a leading university, somewhere forward-looking and ambitious, where the starting point is always 'anything is possible'. They consistently perform strongly in the UK league tables, and are proud to be among the top 20 'Most International' universities in the world.*
The Coventry and Warwickshire Clinical Research Facility (CRF) provides the support and expertise required to conduct high quality experimental studies. They offer dedicated facilities and support to researchers undertaking early phase interventional studies (phase IIa and earlier), experimental medicine studies which are ‘nested’ within later phase studies and require specialised facilities, staff or equipment, high-intensity or high-complexity elements of later phase studies and early stages of testing new techniques or new medical devices Based at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, the NIHR Coventry and Warwickshire CRF recruits from a socially and ethnically diverse patient population of over one million.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing two major hospitals in Coventry and Rugby, which between them serve a population of over a million people. We are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School with whom we work in close partnership to develop innovative medical education programmes and clinical research.
NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands is a five-year initiative funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and matched funds provided by local health and social services. The initiative builds on the successful CLAHRC for Birmingham and Black Country pilot with a mission to create lasting and effective partnerships across health and social care organisations, universities (Birmingham, Keele and Warwick) to improve the services they can deliver for patient benefit.
The Tommy’s National Reproductive Health Biobank is the first national biobank funded by the Medical Research Council and Tommy’s the baby charity. The biobank will aim to facilitate research in to pregnancy complications, by bringing together six biobanks that will all collect samples of high quality according to the standard operating procedures written by experts in the field of reproductive health.